Universal Vehicle : Buddha, Einstein & Wittgenstein – Ep. 6
In this podcast Professor Thurman discusses the role of the Buddha, Einstein & Wittgenstein in modern philosophic perspectives & scientific methods. Using humorous stories & close translation of Tibetan Buddhist texts Robert Thurman discusses the impossibility of objective reality, and the influential role of the subject in a relational object’s status.
Continues with a discussion of why this is key to the path of transcendence in Universal Vehicle Buddhism (Mahayana).
This episode is an excerpt from Professor Thurman’s Winter 2015 lecture series at Tibet House US — titled “Essential Tibetan Buddhism & its Context in Tibet and the World.” It is a continuation from last week’s episode, titled “The Buddha, Einstein and Wittgenstein.”
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The songs “Trance Tibet” & ‘Dancing Ling’ by Tenzin Choegyal from the album ‘Heart Sutra‘ (2004) by Ethno Super Lounge are used on the Bob Thurman Podcast with artist’s permission, all rights reserved.